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KANUPP has isolated these coils by cutting and welding the corresponding lines. The problem has not yet been resolved and further efforts are underway to arrest the issue. 23 Romania The ageing problems as part of the safety requirements for the systems and components were part of the current licensing concerns, and are reflected in the license requirements for unit 1 and the generic requirements for unit 2. These requirements were also scrutinized under various projects in the framework of the national TC projects with IAEA and PHARE year I project with EU.

The License is committed to perform the PSA level 1 for external events up to 2004. The PSA programs for the Licensee are under IAEA projects support, too. In the meantime it was required that the start of the researches on PSA level 2 and clarification on methodologies and codes to be used has to have significant progress and partial results coincident with the PSA level 1 schedule. For Cernavoda Unit 2 the requirements for PSA as conditions of the licensing process were formulated since 1997 and are now considered by the Licensee.

India Fuel cladding fretting does not appear to be a serious problem in India even though one failure has been observed due to this. The iodine and fission products in heat transport system and fuel failure rates are satisfactory and much below limits. Volumetric examination of more than 500 fuel channels in various Indian reactors have not indicated any defects of generic nature. However, in view of the issues raised in this document, it is planned to have a fresh review. Korea, Republic of Systematic cladding failure as a result of fretting induced by spacer or bearing pad is not occurred in Korea.

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